Papua New Guinea - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Papua New Guinea Child Mortality Rate was down by 2.9% year on year. With 8.46 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, the country was ranked number 43 comparing other countries in Child Mortality Rate. Papua New Guinea is overtaken by Kiribati, which was number 42 at 8.66 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Mauritania at 8.14 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Niger ranked the highest with 36.53 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, -2.1% compared to 2018. Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Chad respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Grenada recorded the best 5 years average growth at +1.7% per year, while Sri Lanka witnessed the worst performance at -12.3% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14
2019 8.46
2018 8.65
2017 8.93
2016 9.21
2015 9.49
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How does Papua New Guinea rank in Child Mortality Rate?

# 194 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Niger
37 2019 -2.1 % -2.6 % View data
2 #2
Cameroon
32 2019 +0.1 % -1.3 % View data
42 #42
Kiribati
9 2019 -1.6 % -2.5 % View data
43 #43
Papua New Guinea
8 2019 -2.2 % -2.9 % View data
44 #44
Mauritania
8 2019 -3.6 % -3.1 % View data
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